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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Benefits Projections

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  • Administrative Transactions
    • Based on actual current costs and projected charge through HIE
  • Accounts Receivables
    • Accelerating 5% of annual volume and "capturing" 5% of that (opportunity costs, administrative costs)
  • Uncollectibles
    • 10% decrease in annual uncollectibles
  • ADEs
    • 25% reduction in the estimated 3%1 in admissions @ avg cost per patient

1. Brennan T.A. & Leape L.L. (1991). Adverse events, negligence in hospitalized patients: Results from the Harvard Medical Practice Study. Perspectives in Healthcare Risk Management, 11, 2-8.

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